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Mailing List Archive

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Skills and merits - Hi all, We have been working on a merits program for the group and it is now complete and ready to be tested out (i'm sure we will have some bugs).  I'm sure a lot of you have questions about this and how it works. I'll try to answer questions Brian May 10, 2016 9:37 PM
clean up at the farm - Hi all,  Due to the upcoming weather report we are cancelling this event cant really paint and burn brush in a monsoon thank you for signing up to come out and help watch for other upcoming events if you have any queations feel free to contact me see Brian Apr 7, 2016 7:54 AM
Message about this coming weekends event - This is a copy and paste from Stacy's comment about the event happening at the farm this weekend. To help with parking whoever can make it to Redners 5471 Pottsville Pike Leesport around 12:30 on Saturday we are going to have Brian Jan 27, 2016 10:16 PM
Winter campout - Hi all, Just a note about about this coming weekend if you haven't signed up yet there is still spots available so don't be shy.  I have to work on Saturday till Noon i'll be home about 12:15 if anyone shows up early I believe Linda will home Pl Brian Jan 13, 2016 7:13 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] primitive shelters - Hi it was the event that was held today sorry for any confusion Brian Winterstein Mohnton Outdoor Survival School Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Smartphone Brian Nov 8, 2015 10:23 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] primitive shelters - Can I get more information about this. Thank you Sent from my iPhone On Nov 7, 2015, at 6:28 PM, Brian < Chick B. Nov 8, 2015 9:50 AM
primitive shelters - Hi all, I should have written this a few days ago but here it goes.  If you are planning on coming to the winter campout and never have taken this class I highly recommend you do we go over some very important things you should know about cold Brian Nov 7, 2015 6:28 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] upcoming meetup - Hi all, I have cancelled tomorrow's meetup due to lack of interest keep an eye out for upcoming events if you have any questions feel free to contact me Thanks Brian Sent from my Verizon Wireless Brian Oct 9, 2015 4:56 PM
upcoming meetup - Hi all, Just a reminder that there is an upcoming event this Saturday.  Maybe I should elaborate a little more on what this event is all about, I would like to go over what you should have in your vehicle to aid you in the event of being stuck Brian Oct 8, 2015 7:48 PM
Meetup details changed: Fall Survival Weekend - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Southeas­tern-Pennsylvania-survivalist-­and-bushcra Brian Aug 13, 2015 9:24 PM
New polls - Hi all, First thing I would like to thank everyone that came out to the Spring survival weekend with out you ..the member, this weekends wouldn't be possible!  Now on to business, I have put up two new polls on the meetup site and would like y Brian May 18, 2015 6:31 PM
Spring survival weekend - Hi all, I would like to let you know there is only 1 day left to RSVP for this coming weekend if your interested in coming out but can not stay the whole time that is fine you can come for the day for a few hours or whatever fits into your sche Brian May 13, 2015 10:33 PM
New sponsor - Please check out our new sponsor by visiting the link below .. Thanks all and hope to see you at the next event! Brian http://www.meetup.com/Southeas­tern-Pennsylvania-survivalist-­and-bushcraft-meetup/sponsors/­ Brian Mar 15, 2015 10:46 PM
winter campout cancelled - Hi all, After careful consideration I have made the decision to cancel the winter campout for this weekend. I am going to reschedule it for next weekend so keep an eye out for the update. I appoligize for any inconvience ... I just do not trust Brian Jan 23, 2015 2:13 PM
Important - Hi all, I have been watching the weather very closely and there is a snow storm going to hit my location some of the weather folks are saying alittle accumulation and some are saying a foot of snow with that being said I will keep my eye on the Brian Jan 21, 2015 7:50 PM
answers to quiz - 1. C – Always get someone suffering from altitude sickness to lower elevation as soon as possible and go with them, if you split up they may become disoriented and could get lost. 2. C – Just like in the movies you’re best off slowi Brian Dec 30, 2014 7:29 PM
a little quiz - Read all the questions and write down your answers I will send the answers in a separate email. Venturing into the outdoors exposes yourself to a lot of risks. Do you know how to survive when things go wrong? Take this outdoor survival quiz to Brian Dec 30, 2014 7:27 PM
a little quiz - Read all the questions and write down your answers I will send the answers in a separate email. Venturing into the outdoors exposes yourself to a lot of risks. Do you know how to survive when things go wrong? Take this outdoor survival quiz to Brian Dec 30, 2014 7:27 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] Merry Christmas - I hope everyone had a great Christmas and got what they had wished for. On Dec 25,[masked]:11 AM, "Brian" < [address removed] > wrote: Seth G (. Dec 26, 2014 8:17 AM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] Merry Christmas - Merry Christmas all and a safe and happy new year! !!! Louis Dolente IV Louis Dolente and Sons Concrete Contractors. On Dec 25,[masked]:07 PM, "Steve" < Lou Dec 25, 2014 10:21 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] Merry Christmas - You too Brian! Steve Steve Dec 25, 2014 7:02 PM
Merry Christmas - Hi all, I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! I hope this season finds you all happy and healthy. Seasons greetings! Brian Brian Dec 25, 2014 1:11 AM
Merry Christmas - Hi all, I would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! I hope this season finds you all happy and healthy. Seasons greetings! Brian Brian Dec 25, 2014 1:10 AM
Feed back - Hi all, I've been going over the feed back some of you have left for some events and I thank you for it all.  What I would like to see if everyone that attended an event please give feed back be it positive, negative or indifferent this helps Brian Aug 25, 2014 5:44 PM
A Special Cause - I have a friend. I've only know him through the internet, but we have been friends now for 4 years. This year he was finally diagnosed with ALS. On October 18 there will be a Walk to Defeat ALS held in Allentown. I hate to hijack our group for John Z. Aug 14, 2014 3:58 PM
Membership dues - Hi all, First off I'd like to thank those that have already paid their membership dues for this year...Thank you! For those that have not paid membership dues time is running out most of you are due to expire on Feb. 19th and if your dues are not paid Brian Feb 17, 2014 10:14 PM
i have a ride now - Elizabeth K Feb 7, 2014 3:13 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] saturday 15th - Hi all I already answered her sorry for the confusion Brian Winterstein Mohnton Outdoor Survival School Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Smartphone Brian Feb 7, 2014 12:58 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] saturday 15th - Hey Elizabeth. How you doing? I think you mistakenly sent an email to me regarding hitching a ride for the alternative fuels event. &nb l Feb 7, 2014 12:49 PM
[SEPA-survivalist] saturday 15th - Sorry I am no longer in PA, but I have stayed in the group to support it. Wish I could help you! Steve Feb 7, 2014 12:36 PM
saturday 15th - Elizabeth K Feb 7, 2014 9:17 AM
Meetup details changed: Roadkill - It's What's for Dinner ! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Southeas­tern-Pennsylvania-survivalist-­and-bushcra Brian Jan 18, 2014 6:14 PM
Happy New Year - Hi all,   Hope everyone had a great holiday season and it found you in good health!  Just wanted to touch base with everyone to let you know that we are working on the schedule for the rest of the year some of the topics we are workin Brian Jan 3, 2014 10:59 PM
Happy Holidays - Hi all,   I would like to take this time to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  This past year has been a very good year with the group we have accomplished much and hope to get even more done the coming year. Brian Dec 21, 2013 8:25 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] Membership Dues - done, than for the good work bob Dec 8, 2013 6:04 PM
Polls - Hello again everyone,   I have created a poll on an idea that has been going around the group for a little while and would like your feedback on it so if you would be so kind to visit the website and let your voice be heard I would rea Brian Dec 8, 2013 12:35 PM
RE: [SEPA-survivalist] Membership Dues - Done! Thank Brian! Sent from the Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro, an AT&T Lou Dec 7, 2013 8:00 PM
Membership Dues - Hi all,   I hope this email finds everyone well, I'm writing to you to let you know that membership dues are due on January 1st  2014 for those of you that paid your dues in 2013 no matter when in the year your dues are good until 201 Brian Dec 7, 2013 4:20 PM
First aid class tomorrow - Hi all,   RSVP's are closed for the event tomorrow but if you would still like to come on out just email me or give me a call at[masked] and let me know you are coming. Thanks all stay safe and healthy till we meet again. Brian Dec 6, 2013 7:16 PM
First aid meetup - Hi all,   Just wanted to touch base with you all and to go over a few things for the up coming event.  If you are on the waitlist and DO NOT get moved up to the attendees list this event will be held again on December 7th so if you mi Brian Nov 25, 2013 2:29 PM
future meetups - Hi all,   Wow! we have increased in membership in the past couple of weeks so I was thinking ... for the first part of the new year I think we should go back to basics including shelters and water since we haven't done any of these top Brian Nov 1, 2013 9:34 PM
Bow Drill - For those of you that weren't able to attend the Primitive Fire meetup, I placed pictures with captions under "Photos", then under "Bow Drill".  If you have any questions or comments that you think might help out the group, let me know.  I can edit t l Oct 20, 2013 7:50 PM
Octobers Events - I've noticed that some of our members may have RSVPd to both of the events this month.  They're the same event.  If you've mistakenly done this, please pick one event and change your RSVP status to the other so that other members may be able to come. l Oct 11, 2013 7:23 PM
RSVP - Please be conscious of your RSVP status.  If you have other plans that prevent you from coming, change your status so that others can come.  Also, there is no need to RSVP to both of the events on October. l Sep 21, 2013 12:08 AM
contact number - Hi all   llast night i lost everyones phone numbers so if i had your number could you please email it to me at [address removed] or text it to me at[masked]_3377 and let me know who you are on the text.   th Brian Sep 19, 2013 10:16 AM
Meetup details changed: Primitive Fire Skills - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Southeas­tern-Pennsylvania-survivalist-­and-bushcraf l Sep 17, 2013 8:16 AM
Meetup details changed: Primitive Fire Skills - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Southeas­tern-Pennsylvania-survivalist-­and-bushcraf l Sep 17, 2013 8:06 AM
Primitive Fire Skills and Knife Skills - Due to my changing the dates for the upcoming fire making and knife skills events for October, Lou will not be able to attend.  So the knife skills part of the events will not take place.  We will however, still carry on with the primitive fire skill l Sep 15, 2013 6:54 PM
This coming weekend - Hi all,   Wow looks like a full house for the upcoming event!  I just wanted to touch base with you all about the agenda for the weekend I have had requests for the following:   Primitive sandals,  Fish traps, t Brian Sep 8, 2013 6:41 PM
Primitive Fire Skills and Knife Skills - I apologize for any inconvienence this may cause, but I had to change the dates for the primitive fire and knife skills due to a change in my work.  My shift has been changed and as a result, my days off, including my weekends has been changed as well l Aug 31, 2013 1:58 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] Intro to bee keeping - All the information for any upcoming event is posted on the website on the main page just take a look and you'll find it Brian Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Smartphone ----- Reply message ----- Brian Jul 12, 2013 11:14 AM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] Intro to bee keeping - can't come to the bee thing but when is the next fire making thing is please. On 7/11/13, Brian wrote: > Hi all, > > > > Just one more day to sign up for the introduction to beekeeping event and > there is limited s Jonathan B. Jul 12, 2013 11:02 AM
Intro to bee keeping - Hi all,   Just one more day to sign up for the introduction to beekeeping event and there is limited space so please if you are interested RSVP i'm sure the host of the event has put in some hard work to present this class to the group Brian Jul 11, 2013 10:21 PM
French Creek weekend - Hi all,   Once again we have teamed up with survive and thrive from Philly to put on this event.  I know some folks have concerns about the behavior that was displayed at the last weekend please let me assure you that there will be NO Brian Jun 24, 2013 3:22 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] primitive fire and knife safety - I live closer to Reading so I want to go to that one. On 6/15/13, Brian wrote: > Hi all, > > > > I know Ed wants to do 2 separate classes on the same weekend one being on > Saturday and one being on Sunday I do know Jonathan B. Jun 15, 2013 2:31 PM
primitive fire and knife safety - Hi all,   I know Ed wants to do 2 separate classes on the same weekend one being on Saturday and one being on Sunday I do know he wanted to use Gifford Pinchot for one of the classes out his way and one venue out my way, well the venue Brian Jun 15, 2013 2:15 PM
membership dues - Hi all,   I have had alot of questions in the past 24 hours about membership dues so i'll try to address them all with this email.   How much are the dues?  $10.00 a year like i said this will help pay for the Brian Jun 11, 2013 1:55 PM
membership dues - Hi all,   I have forgotten to tell you that membership dues will be due in January and on a yearly basis after.   Thanks again Brian Brian Jun 10, 2013 9:34 PM
Membership dues - Hi all,   I have been kicking this idea around for awhile and have been torn about asking for membership dues but I can't keep paying out of pocket for the meetup site dues ($180.00 yearly) and other things that come along also would l Brian Jun 10, 2013 9:32 PM
Meetup details changed: exercise in orienteering by map and compass - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Southeas­tern-Pennsylvania-survivalist-­and-bushcra Brian Jun 10, 2013 8:47 PM
24 hour survival day - There is still room for the adventures. http://www.meetup.com/Southeas­tern-Pennsylvania-survivalist-­and-bushcraft-meetup/events/11­8962072 Brian May 20, 2013 9:43 PM
Last minute change at French Creek - Hello all ! Big thanks to Brian of SEPA for doing a bit of recon and discovering that the site we had was a bit too small for our growing group size AND that site #13 would have us SURROUNDED BY BOY SCOUT TROOPS !! Boy Scout troops make Brian Apr 26, 2013 10:31 AM
Wilderness Weekend - Last minute change from site 13 to sites 2 and 4 - Hello all ! Big thanks to Brian of SEPA for doing a bit of recon and discovering that the site we had was a bit too small for our growing group size AND that site #13 would have us SURROUNDED BY BOY SCOUT TROOPS !! Boy Scout tr FERNANDO ANTONIO S. Apr 26, 2013 10:30 AM
Meet up ideas - Hi all,   Ed emailed me a suggestion about doing a meet up about surviving using your vehicle as you know we are a wilderness survival group but i'm all up for doing something involving a car.  The idea is what do if your stranded wit Brian Mar 8, 2013 10:33 PM
Tracking and evasion - Hi all,   Only 2 more spots left for this meetup ..first come first served.   Brian Brian Mar 6, 2013 9:02 PM
Meetup details changed: Tracking and evasion - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Southeas­tern-Pennsylvania-survivalist-­and-bushcra Brian Mar 6, 2013 8:56 PM
Tracking and evasion - Hi all,   I have closed RSVP's for this meetup I didn't expect the crowd we are getting ... WOW!!   Thanks everyone and i'll see you all soon!   Brian Brian Mar 6, 2013 8:55 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] French creek. - Thanks Brian! Sent from the Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro, an AT&T LTE Lou Mar 6, 2013 8:33 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] French creek. - Hi Lou Yes you can pay me at the meetup that's no problem just RSVP and pay for yourself and ill get the rest of the money from you at the meetp Thanks Brian Sent from my Verizon W Brian Mar 6, 2013 7:12 PM
French creek. - Brian I would like to take my brother and two boys. They will not let me rsvp 4. Can I pay you at the tracking meetup? Lou Mar 6, 2013 6:53 PM
member looking to carpool - Hi all,   There is a member that lives near Harrisburg that is looking to carpool with other members from the area to meetups.  If you live in the area and are willing to carpool please contact Kathy Bartch via emailing her through me Brian Mar 6, 2013 6:45 PM
Good press - Hi all,   I am sending you an email from the reporter that visited us at the last meet up.   Hey guys, here's the feature. Thanks again for all your help! Brian Mar 5, 2013 6:48 PM
first aid class - hi all   tomorrow is the dead line to sign up for the first aid cpr class if you have already signed please submit payment for the class via paypal by tomorrow or you will removed from the roster.   to submit payment g Brian Feb 16, 2013 3:27 PM
membership perk - Hi all,   I have just hashed out a deal with Wise Food Storage for a discount and free shipping please visit our meetup page and click on membership perks and there you'll find the deal!   Thanks all and i'll see you s Brian Feb 5, 2013 3:59 PM
Meetup details changed: Certified First Aid and CPR Class - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Southeas­tern-Pennsylvania-survivalist-­and-bushcraf Brian Feb 4, 2013 9:03 PM
First aid and CPR class - Hi All,   The deadline to RSVP for the 1st aid CPR class is quickly approaching, the deadline is February 18th the reason the deadline is a month away from the class is due to the online portion of the class and also for the instructo Brian Feb 4, 2013 8:59 PM
water system - Hi all,   a few days ago i sent an email about Sunday putting together a rain catch water system well its just too cold to do so the ground is frozen so cant dig the posts for  the platform or test the system once in place looks like Brian Jan 26, 2013 9:17 AM
Saturday meetup - Hi all,   The meetup for tomorrow is still on I don't believe in cancelling because of a little snow and as a matter of fact this is what you want to practice and learn in this type of environment.   I'll see you guy Brian Jan 25, 2013 8:51 PM
Watering system - Hi all,   This Sunday, Jan 27th i'll be putting together my rain catch watering system to water my garden and for other uses if anyone is interested in helping out and learning how to make a system of your own please email me and let m Brian Jan 20, 2013 8:09 PM
Happy Holidays - Hi all,   Just wanted to wish everyone happy holidays which ever tradition you follow I hope it finds you safe, well and full of happiness!   See you all soon Brian Brian Dec 24, 2012 11:20 PM
New poll - Hi all,   Yesterday I emailed about a new poll and then realized it is hard to find on the meet up site so here is the URL to vote.   http://www.meetup.com/Southeas­tern-Pennsylvania-survivalist-­and-bushcraft-meetup/po Brian Dec 9, 2012 2:05 PM
New poll - Hi all,   I have created a new poll for some feedback to a question can you please visit the meetup site and vote.   Thank you Brian Brian Dec 8, 2012 9:04 PM
RE: [SEPA-survivalist] Happy Thanksgiving - happy thanksgiving to you too! Elizabeth K Nov 22, 2012 5:43 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] Happy Thanksgiving - Happy Thanksgiving to all! Steve Nov 22, 2012 1:24 PM
Happy Thanksgiving - Hi All,   I would like to wish everyone a happy, safe and healthy Thanksgiving!  Hope to see you all again soon.   Brian Brian Nov 22, 2012 12:01 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] please be ready! - Thanks! Noah Guarden las semillas y lleven palas. From: Brian <[address removed]> Sender: [address removed] Date: Sat, 27 Oct[masked] Noah Oct 27, 2012 8:18 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] please be ready! - Thanks Brian. We've been ready for days. Always try to stay prepared! Sent from my iPhone Louis Dolente IV Louis Dolente and S Lou Oct 27, 2012 3:04 PM
please be ready! - To all my friends,  Please get ready for this upcoming storm the experts are saying this is a historical storm and we will have power outages widespread. Last time this year I was out of power for 7 days and i'm expecting the same this y Brian Oct 27, 2012 1:43 PM
Meetup details changed: Water, water everywhere ..... - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Southeas­tern-Pennsylvania-survivalist-­and-bushcraf Brian Oct 26, 2012 2:25 PM
meet up this weekend - Hi all,   I'm working on the content for this meet up and wanted to let you know what kind of traps we will be making and going over.   Twitch ups, survival kites, snares, dead falls, foot holds and different types of Brian Oct 8, 2012 8:25 PM
only one week left! - Hi all,   Just a reminder that the survival weekend is coming sooner then we think only one week away so sign up and come on out for a great time!  September 29th and 30th starting at 8 am on the 29th you don't have to stay overnight Brian Sep 21, 2012 9:38 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] upcoming meet up - Brian, Tony and I will not be able to attend as this weekend is my birthday, and we're going to RenFaire to celebrate with friends. We look forward to info on the camping trip at the end of the month. Let us know as soon as you get something Melissa D. Sep 6, 2012 4:16 PM
upcoming meet up - Hi all,   We are having a meet up this Sunday the 9th of September 10 am at Rustic park in Birdsboro the topic is Navigation I know it's not thought of as a survival skill but it is.  Without this knowledge you could find yourself i Brian Sep 6, 2012 3:28 PM
Directions - Howdy,  Here are direction to my place if you have a gps and punch in my address it should bring you here if it doesn't know where i am use 5041 old farm lane   here are the directions I believe the both of you are coming from Brian Aug 17, 2012 4:10 PM
upcoming meet up - Hi all,   I know I tried to run this meet up before with little to no interest but soon enough the weather is going to change and this skill is invaluable to know.  We will go over many ways to obtain fire.   Remember Brian Aug 16, 2012 3:49 PM
Re: [SEPA-survivalist] Tomorrows Meet up - Dear Brian,   I would love to come but I am in Cedar Rapids, Iowa at my company's home terminal this weekend.  My home time is every two weeks, from Friday night to Monday morning.  My personal vehicle is right now parked at m user 4. Jul 21, 2012 3:54 PM
Tomorrows Meet up - Hi all and I hope this email finds you well,   There still is space available for tomorrows meet up RSVP closes tonight at 10 PM (22:00) what is planned is to go over and build some emergency shelters also to discuss and build a debris Brian Jul 21, 2012 12:42 PM
new polls - Hi all,   I have put up two new polls i'm trying to get an idea what everyone would like to do as a group.  Please if you have the time to log into meetup and take the polls it would be very helpful to me.   Thank you Brian Jul 3, 2012 7:15 PM
Last Meet up - Hi all and welcome new members!   Our last meet up was a success and everyone that attended had a good time, we identified about 20 wild edibles on our short hike that took about 3 hours or so.   I'm working on puttin Brian Jun 25, 2012 2:58 PM

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